Our View: Permanent housing best way to help homeless

Organizations that serve the homeless in Augusta, Portland and York County have all recently lost their longtime, transformational leaders. The changeovers come as Maine’s homeless population has seemed to shrink slightly from the record peaks of the last few years, but it remains regrettably high.

These three organizations, and others like them across the state, have recognized that the most effective way to combat chronic homelessness is by getting the homeless out of shelters and into permanent housing.


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